Head first to Thingvellir National Park with your guide. It was here, in the year 930, that the Icelandic national parliament was founded. Known locally as Althingi, the institution stands today as the oldest of its kind in the world, but that’s not the only reason it’s such a special place. It is here, in the Thingvellir National Park, that the mighty tectonic plates of North America and Europe meet.
Listen as your guide explains the geological forces at play in this spectacular natural setting, then continue on to the impressive Gullfoss waterfall, widely considered to be one of Iceland’s most beautiful sights. Gullfoss is fed by the Hvítá River, which tumbles down dramatically over a series of rocky steps into deep plunge pools below. Marvel at the falls’ power and perhaps take a moment to capture the views on camera.
Hop back aboard your coach and journey on to the Haukadalur geothermal area, where the hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur await. Discover impressive geothermal features such as bubbling mud pools, and marvel at the Strokkur geyser’s regular eruptions.
After five hours exploring Iceland’s famous Golden Circle, return by coach to Reykjavik where your tour will come to an end.
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Golden Circle Evening Trip from Reykjavik
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Professional guide
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Diane C, Australia, October 2016
Very worthwhile and less crowded in the evening. We had limited time in Iceland so this made for a good use of time.
Reviewed by: Suzanne S, September 2016
excellent tour of the Golden Circle. We went on the evening tour, and it was superb, well worth getting into our hotel a bit late. Our guide was very informative and sweet and took us to an additional stop not normally on the tour. The bus was big and comfortable with lots of leg room and great windows so you could watch the scenery between stops. Our stop for soup/dinner was wonderful and the soup was deliscious.